Grundy County News November 2018
We have funding to grow both our Home Delivered Meal program and our Community Café program. We are looking for new participants! If you are, or know a senior 60 or above you or they are eligible!
If you are home bound a hot meal can be delivered daily from Monday-Friday to your home in Grundy County. We also have funding available to provide a second nutritious meal for the day and meals on the weekends. There is no financial requirement you just need to meet the age requirement. If you are interested please give us a call at 815-941-1590.
Our congregate meal program offers many opportunities for you to have a hot nutritious meal for a great price! Look at our congregate meal menu for the dates, times and places showing where we will be during the month. We travel to Coal City, Mazon and Minooka, and even R Place in Morris! These meals are catered and cost $6.
Our next Monthly party at Saratoga Towers is Wednesday, November 21st with our Thanksgiving Lunch! This meal will consist of: Breaded Pork Tenderloin, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Mixed Vegetables, Jello with Fruit, brownies and Milk or coffee for a suggested donation of $6. Lunch is served at 11:30AM but come early Socialize! Reservations requested so please RSVP. We also serve a congregate lunch at Saratoga Towers in Morris Monday through Friday at 11:30 AM followed by Bingo (provided we have our minimum of 5 participants.) The cost for these meals depend on the day but is either a suggested donation of $3.50 or $6 per person. Reservations are requested.
Whistle Stop Café and R Place both provide a senior meal twice a month for $6. We also offer Great Plates meal coupons that are good for either R Place or Whistle Stop, and those are $6 each. They are usable at any time when you make your meal selection from their “Great Plates” menu. You use that coupon to pay for your meal and of course, please tip your wait staff.
We are so thankful for our volunteers and Community Partners without you and your support we truly couldn’t do what we do so thank you. To all who participate, your smiles and laughter and you support help keep our programs going by proving the need is there so thank you!
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
Nutrition Director, Grundy County